Rich Noyes

Research Director

Rich Noyes is the MRC’s Research Director and one of the nation’s foremost experts on the news media and politics. Noyes has discussed the media’s liberal bias on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC and dozens of radio talk shows, and has authored articles which have appeared in the Journal of Political Science, New York Post, Investor’s Business Daily, Roll Call and Human Events. (More)

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ABC's Shipman: Sotomayor Is No 'Elite Liberal Judicial Philosopher'

On Sunday's This Week, ABC correspondent Claire Shipman claimed it would be "very hard"" for Republicans to label Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor a liberal. That was too much even for ...

NBC's Brokaw Suggests Israelis Acting Like Nazis vs. Palestinians

Talk about moral equivalency run amok. On Friday, NBC's Tom Brokaw asked President Obama two questions about his upcoming trip to Buchenwald, a Nazi death camp: First, what lessons does Obama ...

Flashback: Wacky Network Quotes from 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre

June 4 is the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square. Back in 1989, CBS's Eric Engberg compared the planned assault on students with the Ohio National Guard's panicky shooting into anti-war ...

Never Liberal Enough: Networks Also Doubted Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Pro-Abortion Credentials in '93

This isn't the first time the networks have channeled the worries of liberal pro-abortion groups about a Democratic President's Supreme Court nominee. Sixteen years ago, President Clinton picked ...

Stressing Sotomayor's Life, Not Her Liberalism

ABC, CBS and NBC Toast 'Amazing' and 'Incredible' Court Nominee, Leave Labeling to 'Conservatives'

Couric and Schieffer Gush Over Obama's 'Dream Candidate'

Moments after President Obama announced his pick of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, CBS's Bob Schieffer and Katie Couric enthused over what Couric called Sotomayor's "very, very ...

After Three Weeks, Pelosi's Anti-CIA Rant Pushes Nets to Action?

After three weeks of virtual silence, all three broadcast networks provided full reports Thursday night about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's shifting story about what she knew about the ...
Media Research Center

Cheerleaders for the Revolution

Network Coverage of Barack Obama's First 100 Days

Omission Watch: ABC, CBS and NBC Ignore Pelosi's Torture Hypocrisy

For the past three weeks, controversy has swirled around Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has called for a "truth commission" to expose the supposed war crimes of the Bush administration ...

Ignoring Democratic Hypocrisy, Zinging GOP

While Democrats Run the Entire Government, Nakedly Partisan MSNBC Goes After GOP 'Hypocrites'

Can MSNBC Get More Liberal? Yes, They Can!

Reports: MSNBC Poised to Add Mean-Spirited Radio Lib, Further Embarrassing Parent Network NBC.

Media Mudballs Unlikely for Obama Inaugural

History of Double Standards: Clinton Touted as Sturdy-Jawed Icon; Bush's Speech Paired with Funeral.

Blackout of Left's "Fairness" Doctrine Push

ABC, CBS and NBC Provide Zero Coverage of Effort to Control Media Content and Extinguish Talk Radio.

A Nice Blue Souvenir? NYT's Big Election Map Doesn't Show Actual Results

The Times published a big blue map on the front page of its special election section - but it's not a map of the 2008 results. It just shows the relative shift toward the Democrat, not that the ...

As Campaign Cops, Media Tilt Against GOP

MRC Study: ABC, CBS and NBC Spend Most Time Condemning McCain's Ads, Little Scrutiny of Obama.

Media Silence on Abortion Aids Radical Obama

TV reporters barely mentioned Obama's pro-abortion stance during the primaries - from the launch of his candidacy in January 2007 through the end of the primaries in June 2008, just six out of ...
Media Research Center

Obama's Margin of Victory: The Media

How Barack Obama Could Not Have Won the Democratic Nomination Without ABC, CBS and NBC

TV Keeps Pushing Bad News Agenda on Iraq

Study: ABC, CBS & NBC War Coverage Plummets; Reporters Emphasize Casualties Over Surge Success

MRC Studies: Nets Minimize Iraq Success and Heroism, Emphasize Setbacks and Purported Atrocities

MRC Studies: Nets Minimize Iraq Success and Heroism, Emphasize Setbacks and Purported Atrocities

Fewer U.S. Dead = Less TV Coverage of Iraq

Networks Minimize Good News From Iraq, Don't Press Democrats on "Wrong-Headed" Predictions